Nov 272017

Join us Saturday 12/02/2017 at 2PM for a special panel and signing with concept artists of Thor Ragnarok. Meet, greet, ask questions and get stuff signed by Eleni Roussos, Andy Park, Jackson Sze, Anthony Francisco, Tully Summers and Ian Joyner.

Eleni Roussos:

Eleni Roussos – Writer

Eleni Roussos is a self-proclaimed nerd. After working behind the scenes on some of your favorite films, she shifted into writing about them. Since then, she has penned several volumes of Marvel’s “Art of the Movie” book series (Spider-Man: Homecoming, Thor: Ragnarok, upcoming Black Panther). She currently lives in Los Angeles, CA.

Andy Park:

Andy Park – Visual Development Supervisor

Andy Park is the Visual Development Supervisor at Marvel Studios. Along with serving as a concept designer, he also leads his department and a team of artists on several of the films including: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Thor: Ragnarok, Ant-Man and the Wasp, and Captain Marvel. He has worked on every Marvel Studios film (except Spider-Man) for the past 7 1/2 years. Previously, Andy worked on the God of War video game and was a comic book artist on Tomb Raider and Uncanny X-Men.

Jackson Sze:

Jackson Sze – Senior Concept Illustrator

Jackson Sze has worked in advertising, video games, television, and film for studios such as Lucasfilm Animation and Sony Computer Entertainment of America. He is a founding member of the BATTLEMiLK series of art books and is currently a Senior Concept Illustrator at Marvel Studios. He has also taught at Concept Design Academy and Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood. His credits include Star Wars: The Clone Wars, The Little Prince, Marvel’s The Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 1 & 2, Ant-Man, Dr. Strange, and the upcoming movie Thor: Ragnarok.

Anthony Francisco:

Anthony Francisco – Concept Illustrator

Concept Illustrator Anthony Francisco worked on film and game projects before moving into a movie concept art for various effects houses such as Stan Winston Studios, Rick Baker, ADI, Harlow FX and Illusion Industries. Francisco produced art for Superman Returns, A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Men in Black 2, Spider-Man, The Passion of the Christ, G. I Joe – Retaliation and The Chronicles of Roddick, among others. From 2004-2006, he worked as concept artist at Ncsoft Santa Monica on the Guild Wars and Tabula Rasa MMO game titles. Francisco has joined the team at Offset Software as lead concept artist to work on fantasy-based FPS game. In 2010, he worked at Rhythm and Hues on The Hunger Games, R.I.P.D., and Seventh Son. Francisco also does illustration work for Magic: The Gathering and has been an instructor at Gnomon School of Visual Effects, Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Concept Design Academy, and CGMW online. He is based in Burbank, where he works on upcoming Marvel titles as part of the Visual Development team at Marvel Studios. 

Tully Summers – Concept Artist

Specializing in creature and character design for film, Tully Summers has contributed to blockbuster films such as Tomorrowland, Jungle Book, Passengers, Ghostbusters, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2, Black Panther, and Thor: Ragnarok.

Ian Joyner:

Ian Joyner – Concept Artist –